Frequently Asked Questions

How do I apply?

Graduate applications are submitted through the School of Graduate Studies (SGS). For more information, see the sociology department admissions page or the SGS Future Student website.

What's the funding package?

View funding information for sociology students or browse general information about SGS awards and funding.

Do I need to have a supervisor confirmed before applying?

No. Applicants are not required to secure a supervisor prior to admission. As part of the application process applicants are asked to list faculty they would be interested in working with (up to three). Additionally, the Statement of Interest provides an opportunity for applicants to lindicate any faculty they wish to eventually be supervised by and/or work with. All applications are reviewed by a committee. 

Where can I find academic help?

SGS hosts the Graduate Centre for Academic Communication, which runs courses, workshops, and one-on-one advising sessions for building professional writing and research skills.

What if I have other questions?

Browse our contact page or check out SGS's most frequently asked questions.